Obama Embraces Role of Indispensable U.S. in Syria Strike

From war to Ebola to climate change, President Barack Obama is embracing the role of the U.S. as the indispensable nation -- a stance he might have shrunk from at the start of his presidency. The military strikes against Islamic State positions in...

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Bringing the Fight Back Home: Western Foreign Fighters in Iraq and Syria

“Bringing the Fight Back Home” argues that the changing dynamics on the ground in Iraq are accelerating the urgency of the threat from the approximately 3,000 foreign fighters with Western passports, including the over 100 Americans. These...

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October 15, 2014

An Agenda for the U.S.-ROK Security Consultative Meeting

In the past week, a whirlwind of stories on North Korea has emerged.  Most of the news media reporting on the most secretive country in the world relates to three events:

The Case of the Missing Dictator

The 40-day long absence of Kim Jong-Un from public, most notably...

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On CNN OutFront, Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Environment and Security Program Elizabeth Rosenberg discusses with Former Deputy National Security Advisor Juan Zarate what the United States is doing to try and cut off ISIS from its funding.